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Praline Cake

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Ingredients
  Cake flour 2 3⁄4 Cup (44 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vegetable shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Applesauce 1 Can (10 oz)
  Eggs 2
  Raisins 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Praline topping 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

1. Grease a 13x9x2-inch baking pan; dust lightly with flour, tapping out any excess.
2. Sift flour, sugar, soda, baking powder, cinnamon, cloves and salt into large bowl of electric mixer.
3. Add shortening and applesauce; beat 2 minutes at medium speed, scraping down side of bowl often.
4. Add eggs; beat 2 minutes longer, or until blended; fold in raisins. Pour into prepared pan.
5. Bake in moderate oven (350°) 35 minutes, or until center springs back when lightly pressed with fingertip. Remove from oven; cool in pan on a wire rack 15 minutes. Raise oven temperature to broil.
6. Make praline topping; spread evenly over warm cake.
7. Broil, 6 inches from heat, 3 to 4 minutes, or until topping bubbles up and turns golden. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into squares and serve with whipped cream, if you wish.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake

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